Course author and teacher:

Beijing Foreign Studies University - China

Innovation and Competiton, Law and Policy, from the Perspective of the EU and China

EURASIA Thematic Area:Business and Trade

Number of Credits: 2
Level: BA 


This is an updated course piloted as a core course on the curriculum of the European Languages & Law Minor Porgramme taught in collaboration by SELC and the School of Law. The course content was peer reviewed during the participation of YAO Qi in the third long-term training in Krakow, Poland and in subsequent online consultations.

The course focuses on teaching of innovation and development and the spirit of the rule of law. Through the study of this course, students should understand the rules of free competition protection, and how to reconsider, reasonably understand and apply competition laws, grasp competition policies, and adopt necessary supervision and regulation under the historical, current exploration and innovative economic and social development needs Coordinating international cooperation and practice, etc. with a particular emphasis on the European Union.


Course Aims: Learning Outcomes: Envisaged teaching methods and techniques: Accreditation Status:
The course will introduce the main structure of Competition Law of modern society, including China, US and EU, and lead the attendants to get key theories and rules, of Competition Law and Policy, with the most important ideas behind of these rules. The main perspectives of analysis will be on Chinese and EU sides.
To help students delve into issues related to developing Tech, new business models and other innovative practices, as well as possible anti-competition issues.
• Discussion and interaction between teacher and students; authentic materials in English; specific lectures and explanations are conducted in Chinese and English to ensure that students understand.
• Case teaching method: after sorting out the institutional framework, practical cases will be used to attract students' attention, cultivate practical thinking, and encourage students to take the initiative to express opinions and build future legal practice capabilities.